Auto mechanics and car owners use Auto Repair Contracts for the purpose of laying out the scope of car repair services to be performed. Signing this essential contract may reduce the risk of disputes in the future. Not just a blank auto repair agreement template, your contract under a Premium membership also comes with optional access to Document Defense® support from an attorney when you need it.
When to use an Auto Repair Contract:
You're hiring an auto mechanic to repair your vehicle for one-time or ongoing services.
You're an auto mechanic being hired to repair a customer's vehicle.
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Car Service Contract
This Car Service Contract is made effective as of , by and between of , , , and of , , .
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES. Beginning on , will provide to
PERFORMANCE OF SERVICES. shall reach the pick up point and location on time as required by . Any delay by in reaching the pick up location should be communicated to . shall compensate for the delay and inconvenience caused due to the delay.
'S CHARGES. In consideration of the services to be performed by , agrees to compensate for the services rendered as follows:
's charges for the Services, and for any additional services, will be charged at
Any additional services not specified in Paragraph 2, above, will be charged to on an hourly rate basis at 's standard hourly rate of per hour.
shall be charged for all repairs and any unusual cleaning that was caused by or anyone with during the service.
TERM. This Contract
HEALTH & SAFETY. is responsible to ensure each 's employees, drivers and workers receive orientation to his or her job duties, including specific safety requirements, prior to beginning the assignment. No employee, driver, or worker will be placed on equipment or instructed to perform duties for which they do not have the skill or training to perform safely.
PERMITS. has obtained or shall obtain at 's sole expense all permits licenses, certificates, authorities or approvals required to comply with all laws in the performance of this contract. shall provide with reasonable advance written notice if any such permits, license, certificate or approval becomes a subject of judicial or administrative action seeking revocation or suspension.
CONFIDENTIALITY. , and its employees, agents, or representatives will not at any time or in any manner, either directly or indirectly, use for the personal benefit of , or divulge, disclose, or communicate in any manner, any information that is proprietary to . and its employees, agents, and representatives will protect such information and treat it as strictly confidential. This provision will continue to be effective after the termination of this Contract.
Upon termination of this Contract, will return to all records, notes, documentation and other items that were used, created, or controlled by during the term of this Contract.
DEFAULT. The occurrence of any of the following shall constitute a material default under this Contract:
The failure to make a required payment when due.
The insolvency or bankruptcy of either party.
The subjection of any of either party's property to any levy, seizure, general assignment for the benefit of creditors, application or sale for or by any creditor or government agency.
The failure to make available or deliver the Services in the time and manner provided for in this Contract.
REMEDIES. In addition to any and all other rights a party may have available according to law, if a party defaults by failing to substantially perform any provision, term or condition of this Contract (including without limitation the failure to make a monetary payment when due), the other party may terminate the Contract by providing written notice to the defaulting party. This notice shall describe with sufficient detail the nature of the default. The party receiving such notice shall have days from the effective date of such notice to cure the default(s). Unless waived by a party providing notice, the failure to cure the default(s) within such time period shall result in the automatic termination of this Contract.
, or other labor disputes, or supplier failures
ENTIRE AGREEMENT. This Contract contains the entire agreement of the parties, and there are no other promises or conditions in any other agreement whether oral or written concerning the subject matter of this Contract. This Contract supersedes any prior written or oral agreements between the parties.
SEVERABILITY. If any provision of this Contract will be held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions will continue to be valid and enforceable. If a court finds that any provision of this Contract is invalid or unenforceable, but that by limiting such provision it would become valid and enforceable, then such provision will be deemed to be written, construed, and enforced as so limited.
AMENDMENT. This Contract may be modified or amended in writing, if the writing is signed by the party obligated under the amendment.
GOVERNING LAW. This Contract shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of .
NOTICE. Any notice or communication required or permitted under this Contract shall be sufficiently given if delivered in person or by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the address set forth in the opening paragraph or to such other address as one party may have furnished to the other in writing.
WAIVER OF CONTRACTUAL RIGHT. The failure of either party to enforce any provision of this Contract shall not be construed as a waiver or limitation of that party's right to subsequently enforce and compel strict compliance with every provision of this Contract.
SIGNATURES. This Contract shall be signed by on behalf of and by on behalf of .
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Auto Repair Contract FAQs
When should auto mechanics make an Auto Repair Contract?
Whether you are paid by a person or a company, the Auto Repair Contract is a step that should never be forgotten. You might decide that you want this document because it grants this list of benefits:
Everyone knows when billing will happen
Roles and responsibilities are understood by all
A timeline is established
If you don't have this document, you and/or the car owner may suffer the following unwanted consequences: unrealistic expectations, not being paid on time, worse service quality, vague timelines, and, not to mention, almost no ability to demand a remedy if something were to go wrong.
What details should I include in an Auto Repair Contract?
The details needed for the Auto Repair Contract are listed below:
Your client's full name and address
How much you will charge
Whether the agreement will be ongoing or if it will last for a distinct period of time
What kind of services will be provided
As expected, the agreement will also include typical legal language regarding the independent work relationship between the parties, the method(s) of dispute resolution, and indemnity. As you make your agreement, you also will be able to determine its state of jurisdiction. With the document tool, you have the power to implement additional personalized editing, as well.
Can I make my own Mechanical Repair Service Contract for free?
The great news is you will not have to reinvent the wheel to get your agreement in writing. When using the document tools on Rocket Lawyer, you are able to draft Auto Repair Contracts with relative ease. Your contract will be built section by section, so you can be sure that it contains all of the appropriate information that you'll need. Normally, given the level of customization, you might end up paying a traditional lawyer a few hundred dollars, if not more, in fees.
What are my next steps once I make my Auto Repair Contract?
Attached to each Auto Repair Contract, there is a set of directions on what you can do next. With a Premium membership, you will be able to edit, add signatures with RocketSign®, download it as a Word or PDF document, make a copy, or print it as necessary. Most importantly, your client should get copies of your fully executed contract.
Can an attorney review my contract for auto repairs?
Getting another opinion on your agreement could take longer than you think if you try to do it on your own. An easier approach to consider is to go through attorney services at Rocket Lawyer. Premium members can request guidance from an Rocket Lawyer network attorney with business experience or pose additional questions. As a business owner, you can Work Confidently® with Rocket Lawyer by your side.
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